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Is effort a singular or plural word? Is the word "efforts" used correctly in the following sentence?

The money will be used to provide home-delivered meal services to seniors, case management, and efforts to prevent premature institutionalization.

Should the word used be efforts or effort?

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Anonymous Is the word "efforts" used correctly in the following sentence?
Yes it is.

When speaking of physical or mental exertion, effort is non-count.

He exerted a lot of effort in digging through the rubble.

But in your example, "effort" means a kind of project, attempt, or technique, and there can be many of these.

His efforts to save the wounded dog were in vain. (He tried many different ways.)
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